Throughout the area there are organizations helpful to the new or growing business. The library partners with them in sharing information and resources and hosting programs aimed at entrepreneur education.
Some of our partners in business programs include:
SBTDC , the Michigan Small Business and Technology Center, is located at the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University. They are dedicated to assisting clients with one-on-one counseling sessions, training and market research assistance.
SCORE , Counselors to America’s Small Business, located at the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce offers free counseling, workshops, and other resources to entrepreneurs and small business owners. If you are looking for assistance with the preparation of a business plan, accounting and taxes, marketing, and loan applications, SCORE can help.